Why is my HVAC making noise?

It’s normal for your HVAC equipment to make some noise as it runs. There are a couple of details that impact its sound level, including age and insulation.

However, hearing strange or loud noises could mean a potential malfunction with your system. If you fail to service it, there might be serious (and costly) consequences in the future.

Here are a few of the AC noises and furnace noises we regularly see in Kitchener and what they can mean. If you’re noticing any of these sounds, get in touch with a professional as soon as possible. Hammond Plumbing & Heating will determine what’s happening with your equipment and what needs to be done to repair it.

Systems that make too much racket raises sound pollution. While noise might not necessarily affect energy efficiency, it may influence comfort in your residence.

HVAC equipment made now are quieter than ever before. However, it’s wise to check sound levels for your new air conditioner or heat pump, particularly if it’s installed near your bedroom or living room.